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Master’s Degree in GIS and Remote Sensing


The masters in GIS and Remote Sensing (RS) is designed for students with study of Geo-spatial analysis. It has specialized training in the use of remote sensing and geographic information systems (GIS) in environmental and natural resource analysis and management. Students are trained for careers in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors where there is high demand for professionals with advanced technical skills who can organize and analyze spatial data.

Eligibility Criteria

Different Colleges/Universities is offers to different eligibility for admission in Masters in GIS and Remote Sensing. Some colleges are accept for admission only science background, on other hand Some colleges offer for admission arts/science /commerce background.

Example of Eligibility:

BE/BTech in Engineering or equivalent; BSc/ BA in Geography/Environmental Studies; 3-years Diploma in Engineering.

Career Options

In day by day the GIS and Remote Sensing applications increasing, so in future the huge career option available for students. Many opportunities wait for you, because in every sector GIS and RS involved.

Job Role:

  • GIS Analyst
  • GIS Engineer
  • GIS Teacher
  • Spatial Analyst
  • Geo-informatics Researcher
  • Urban/Rural planner, and many more.


Many Colleges/Universities provide to Master’s Degree in GIS and Remote Sensing.


AlabamaJacksonville State UniversityGIS Masters Programs
ArkansasUniversity of Central ArkansasMasters in GIS
ArizonaUniversity of ArizonaMasters in GIS Certificate
CaliforniaClaremont Graduate UniversityMS in Information Systems & Technology (GIS Concentration)
CaliforniaRedlands Spatial UniversityMaster of Science in GIS
CaliforniaUniversity of Southern California DornsifeOnline M.S. in Geographic Information Science and Technology (GIST)
ColoradoUniversity of Colorado DenverMaster of Science in Geomatics and Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
ColoradoUniversity of DenverMaster of Science in Geographic Information Sciences (GISc)
FloridaFlorida State UniversityMaster’s Degree in GIS
IdahoIdaho State UniversityMaster of Science in Geographic Information Science
IndianaIndiana University Purdue University IndianapolisMasters of Science in Geographic Information Science (MS GIS)
MassachusettsBoston UniversityMaster’s Environmental Remote Sensing & GIS
MassachusettsClark UniversityMaster’s in Geographic Information Science (GIS)
MassachusettsSalem State UniversityMaster of Science in Geo-Information Science
MarylandUniversity of Maryland Baltimore CountyMaster of Professional Studies in GIS
MaineUniversity of MaineMaster of Science in Spatial Informatics
MichiganWestern Michigan UniversityMaster of Science in Geography
MinnesotaSaint Mary’s University of MinnesotaM.S. in Data Intelligence and GeoAnalytics
MinnesotaUniversity of MinnesotaMaster of Geographic Information Science
MissouriNorthwest Missouri State UniversityMaster of Science Degree in Geographic Information Science (GIScience)
North CarolinaNorth Carolina State UniversityMaster of Geospatial Information Science and Technology (MGIST)
New YorkState University of New York AlbanyMaster of Science in Geographic Information Science
OhioKent State UniversityOnline Master’s of Geographic Information Science
PennsylvaniaTemple UniversityProfessional Science Master’s in Geographic Information Systems
TexasTexas State UniversityMaster of Applied Geography Degree (MAGeo) in GIS
WisconsinUniversity of WisconsinOnline Professional GIS Master’s Program


Ahmedabad Faculty of Geomatics and Space Applications, CEPT UniversityM.Sc. in Geomatics 
Ajmer MDS UniversityM.Sc in Remote Sensing & Geoinformatics 
Almora Kumaun UniversityM.Sc. Remote Sensing and GIS
Bangalore Bangalore UniversityPG Diploma in Geoinformatics 
Bardhman Burdwan UniversityM.Sc. in Geospatial Science
Baripada North Orissa University2 year course of M.Sc. RS & GIS  
Chandigarh Panjab University – Department of GeographyMasters in GIS and Remote Sensing 
Chennai Department of Geography – University of MadrasM.Sc. Applied Geography, M.Sc Geoinformatics.
Delhi Institute of Photogrammetry and Geo InformaticsM.Sc Programme in GIS & Remote Sensing
Gandhigram Gandhigram Rural UniversityM.Sc., program in Geoinformatics
Gwalior Jiwaji UniversityMaster Degree in Remote Sencing and GIS 
Hyderabad Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University2-years M.Sc in Geo-Spatial Science & Technology course. 
Hyderabad Osmania University2-year M.Sc. Geoinformatics course 
Indore Mehul Institute of Technology Remote Sensing (DAVV)M Sc Programme in Geoinformatics
Jaipur IIRMRPost graduate degree courses in the field of Geoinformatics (Remote Sensing & GIS)
Jaipur Gyan Vihar UniversityM.Sc. Geoinformatics.
Jammu University of JammuPost graduation in Remote Sensing and GIS 
Kuddapah Yogi Vemana UniversityMsc in Geoinformatics 
Midnapur Vidyasagar UniversityM.Sc in Remote Sensing and GIS. 
Mysore University of MysoreM.Sc. GIS for Sustainable Development
Noida Amity UniversityPost graduate degree in GeoInformatics and Remote Sensing
Pilani Shridhar UniversityM.Sc. Geoinformatics 
Pune Pune UniversityM.Sc (Applied) in GIS & RS 
Pune Symbiosis Institute of GeoinformaticsM Sc Programme in Geoinformatics
Ranchi Birla Institute of Technology (BIT) – courses in Remote Sensing and Geoinformatics. 
Ranchi Central University of JharkhandM.Sc Geoinformatics
Trivandrum Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management – in Geoinformatics


AberdeenUniversity of AberdeenM.Sc Geographical Information Systems (Campus and online)
AberystwythAberystwyth UniversityM.Sc Remote Sensing and GIS
BrightonUniversity of BrightonM.Sc in GIS and Environmental Management.
Central LondonBirkbeck University of LondonM.Sc in Geographic Information Science (Geographic Data Science)
ColeraineUlster UniversityM.Sc in GIS
DundeeUniversity of DundeeM.Sc in Spatial Planning with Geographic Information Systems
EdinburghThe University of EdinburghM.Sc in Earth Observation and Geoinformation Management
EdinburghThe University of EdinburghM.Sc in Geographical Information Science
GlasgowUniversity of GlasgowM.Sc in Geoinformation Technology and Cartography
Gower StreetUniversity College LondonM.Sc Geographic Information Science
LeedsUniversity of LeedsM.Sc in GIS. Full time, Part time and Distance
LeicesterUniversity of LeicesterM.Sc in Geographical Information Science
LiverpoolUniversity of LiverpoolM.Sc in Geographic Data Science.
LondonKingston UniversityM.Sc in Geographical Information System and Science
ManchesterThe University of ManchesterM.Sc in Geographical Information Science
PortsmouthUniversity of PortsmouthM.Sc in Geographical Information System
SheffieldSheffield Hallam UniversityM.Sc in GIS
SouthamptonUniversity of SouthamptonM.Sc Applied GIS and Remote Sensing
Swansea UniversityM.Sc in Geographic Information System and Climate Change


AdelaideFlinders UniversityMaster of Geospatial Information Science
CanterburyUniversity of CanterburyMaster of Geographic Information Systems
HobartUniversity of TasmaniaMS in Geomatic Engineering
OtagoThe University of OtagoGIS Masters in Applied Science
ParkvilleUniversity of MelbourneMaster of Engineering with Spatial
PerthThe University of Western AustraliaMaster of Geosience
Curtin University
Master of Geographic Information Science
ToowoombaUniversity of Southern QueenslandMaster of Spatial Science Technology (GIS)

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